Third Suspect in Sportsman’s Corner Armed Robbery Captured

Third Suspect in Sportsman’s Corner Armed Robbery Captured

The third suspect in the armed robbery that occurred Nov.11 at Sportsman’s Corner has been captured.  According to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office who spoke to the Advertiser, Rashwan Hairstom was caught in Greensboro, NC, by the Greensboro Police Department, Tuesday, Nov. 29.  The two other suspects in this crime, Khalid Edward […]

Break-in at Sweetwater Baptist Church

Break-in at Sweetwater Baptist Church

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in at Sweetwater Baptist Church, Monday, Nov. 14.  According to the ECSO report on the incident, unknown suspects gained entry into the church’s gym by using a side rear door.  Once inside, they took from a closet a black Carvin sound system with two speakers valued at […]

Shooting on Walker Street in Johnston – One Injured

Shooting on Walker Street in Johnston – One Injured

One man was injured Saturday evening, Nov. 5, in a shooting that occurred around 5:30 on Walker Street in Johnston.  According to Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke to The Advertiser regarding the shooting, the incident seems to have stemmed from an argument over a dog that turned into a physical altercation.  At some point […]

Stolen Vehicle and Missing Juvenile Recovered

Stolen Vehicle and Missing Juvenile Recovered

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was advised by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office, Thursday, Nov, 3, that the ACSO along with the SC Law Enforcement Division were chasing a stolen vehicle when the chase led into Edgefield County.  An ECSO incident report on the matter details how during the chase the vehicle which was being […]

Crime Beat – October 29, 2016

Crime Beat – October 29, 2016

Woman Removed from Family Home – Neglect of a Vulnerable Adult A seventy-four year old woman was taken into protective custody, Saturday, Oct. 18, after attempts to execute a search warrant at her place of residence revealed the woman was living in unsafe and filthy conditions.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on […]

Clown Sighting in Edgefield

Clown Sighting in Edgefield

Edgefield County has now joined the many other locales across the nation in which recent clown sightings have been reported.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, a resident of the 1100 block of Edgefield Road detailed to law enforcement how she arrived at her residence Wednesday, Oct. 12, near midnight […]

Deaths in Fatal Fire Determined Double Homicide

Deaths in Fatal Fire Determined Double Homicide

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the two victims of the fatal fire that occurred Sunday afternoon, Oct. 9, on Marigold Street in Edgefield were murdered.  Autopsy results showed that 32 years old Charles Deas and his wife, 25 years old Andrea Deas, residents of the home, each died as a result of […]

Crime Beat – October 13, 2016

Crime Beat – October 13, 2016

Burglary on Flat Rock Road The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call at a home on 29 Flat Rock Road, Friday, Oct. 7, at around 5:00 in the afternoon.  According to the ECSO, a resident of the dwelling came home to find the back door of the residence had been forced open.  […]

Charges Up-Graded to Attempted Murder

Charges Up-Graded to Attempted Murder

Charges against 65 year old James Harvey Black of North Augusta (Edgefield County) have been up-graded from assault and battery with intent to kill to attempted murder for his alleged involvement in a shooting, Sept. 19, according to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  Black is accused of shooting his 50 year old neighbor last Monday […]

Area Crime Reports

Area Crime Reports

Strange Altercation Reported on Old Stage Road A 19 year old man from North Augusta relayed to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office the details of a strange altercation he says occurred on Old Stage Road in Edgefield, Friday, Sept. 23.  According to a report filed with the ECSO on the incident, the young man stated […]

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